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Renault Opens Autonomous Vehicle Test Zone

China: Renault has opened its first test zone for self-driving cars in the country, which is likely to boost the development of low emission and autonomous vehicles. Moreover, an electric autonomous car by Renault already operates on a 2-km long lakeside road in the Sino-French Wuhan Ecological Demonstration city in Wuhan, capital of Hubei province, China.

As per company, autonomous vehicles make drive safer, less stressful and driving enjoyable. For instance, Renault has planned to introduce “eyes off” technology on its core range vehicle by the end of 2020.

Moreover, the test zone would be open for visitors to experience the autonomous vehicle technology, which is built by the Renault group, Dongfeng Renault Automotive Company (DRAC) and Wuhan Caidian Ecological Development Group.

As per TechSci Research, the test zone opened by Renault, is a step ahead in the autonomous vehicle technology segment, which is expected to result in the advancement of automotive industry of the country. Moreover, the continuously growing investment in the autonomous car technology market, is anticipated to enhance the growth of the overall industry, worldwide.

According to a recent report published by TechSci Research, “Global Autonomous Car Technology Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2035 – ADAS, Semi-Autonomous, Fully-Autonomous”, globally, the automobile sector has been constantly evolving in terms of engine performance and design. Apart from these parameters, evolution of autonomous features in passenger cars is garnering attention of consumers across the world. Global autonomous car technology market is primarily divided into three segments - Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) car technologies, semi-autonomous car technology and fully-autonomous car technology. ADAS technologies are currently moving at a brisk pace on account of rising inclination towards greater automation. Moreover, fully-autonomous cars are expected to be commercially available by 2025, which is expected to translate into dramatic growth in the market.

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